A Mindful Map of Healing
02May

A Mindful Map of HealingA Mindful Map of HealingA Mindful Map of Healing

By Mike Giresi

Clinical Focus Weeks are a central part of our therapeutic curriculum. The format is simple: each week we tackle a new concept or emotion, and approach it from multiple angles in experiential and psycho-educational therapy sessions. We use things...

Clinical Focus Weeks are a central part of our therapeutic curriculum. The format is simple: each week we tackle a new concept or emotion, and approach it from multiple angles in experiential and psycho-educational therapy sessions. We use things like paint, blocks, and magazines,...

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Exploring both sides of anger
30March

Exploring both sides of angerExploring both sides of angerExploring both sides of anger

By Mike Giresi

Clinical Focus Weeks are a central part of our therapeutic curriculum. The format is simple: each week we tackle a new concept or emotion, and approach it from multiple angles in experiential and psycho-educational therapy sessions. We use...

Clinical Focus Weeks are a central part of our therapeutic curriculum. The format is simple: each week we tackle a new concept or emotion, and approach it from multiple angles in experiential and psycho-educational therapy sessions. We use things like paint, blocks, and magazines,...

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Veterans Day: You Want to Read This. Its About Leadership.
11November

Veterans Day: You Want to Read This. Its About Leadership.Veterans Day: You Want to Read This. Its...Veterans Day: You Want to Read This. Its About Leadership.

By Family First Adolescent Services

VETERANS DAY: A man who ducked the war because of bone spurs will lead a parade in New York. Let us look away. Let us lookup. Let’s contemplate an immortal leader, an enduring hero. Hal Moore died on February 10, 2017, in Auburn,...

VETERANS DAY: A man who ducked the war because of bone spurs will lead a parade in New York. Let us look away. Let us lookup. Let’s contemplate an immortal leader, an enduring hero. Hal Moore died on February 10, 2017, in Auburn, Alabama, a few days before his 95th birthday....

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Living in a virtual world: teenage problematic gaming
24October

Living in a virtual world: teenage problematic gamingLiving in a virtual world: teenage...Living in a virtual world: teenage problematic gaming

By Mike Giresi

From Frogger to Fortnite, we’ve leveled up significantly since video games first started capturing the attention of young people. In June 2018, the World Health Organization declared gaming, including video gaming and internet gaming, a...

From Frogger to Fortnite, we’ve leveled up significantly since video games first started capturing the attention of young people. In June 2018, the World Health Organization declared gaming, including video gaming and internet gaming, a disorder, and while some applauded the move,...

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How To Talk To Your Teen About Their Mental Health
22October

How To Talk To Your Teen About Their Mental HealthHow To Talk To Your Teen About Their Mental...How To Talk To Your Teen About Their Mental Health

Attention All Parents: What is the state of your troubled teen’s mental health? All teens often suffer from stress, sadness, and depression to some extent, but are they at risk for suicide? If you’re the parent of an undiagnosed,...

Attention All Parents: What is the state of your troubled teen’s mental health? All teens often suffer from stress, sadness, and depression to some extent, but are they at risk for suicide? If you’re the parent of an undiagnosed, depressed teen, there’s a good chance...

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The Science Behind Teenage Self-Harm
22October

The Science Behind Teenage Self-HarmThe Science Behind Teenage Self-HarmThe Science Behind Teenage Self-Harm

The scientific reasons why teens are using razors, lighters, needles and more to hurt themselves When it comes to any type of teenage self-abuse, whether it be self-mutilation, flatulating, burning, or cutting, The reasons for self-injuring can...

The scientific reasons why teens are using razors, lighters, needles and more to hurt themselves When it comes to any type of teenage self-abuse, whether it be self-mutilation, flatulating, burning, or cutting, The reasons for self-injuring can vary broadly, differing from person to...

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How to Help a Teen Overcome Screen Addiction
22October

How to Help a Teen Overcome Screen AddictionHow to Help a Teen Overcome Screen AddictionHow to Help a Teen Overcome Screen Addiction

In this digital age, many parents are growing increasingly concerned about their teens having an Electronic Addiction Electronics, such as smartphones, are taking over teens’ attention, leaving parents wondering, “Why is my teen...

In this digital age, many parents are growing increasingly concerned about their teens having an Electronic Addiction Electronics, such as smartphones, are taking over teens’ attention, leaving parents wondering, “Why is my teen obsessed with their cell phone?”...

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Signs That Indicate Your Teen Watches too Much TV
22October

Signs That Indicate Your Teen Watches too Much TVSigns That Indicate Your Teen Watches too...Signs That Indicate Your Teen Watches too Much TV

Is Excessive Television Having a Negative Impact on Your Teen's Mental Health? One of the most common problems that families are dealing with in today's world is an addiction to television. There are a huge number of individuals who spend large...

Is Excessive Television Having a Negative Impact on Your Teen's Mental Health? One of the most common problems that families are dealing with in today's world is an addiction to television. There are a huge number of individuals who spend large portions of every day watching...

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